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News

Conamar appointed to Herne Hill Velodrome revamp

SME picks up Herne Hill velodrome job

27 Jun 16

Project set to cost £1.5m

Hansom HT

Hansom: Rule, Britannia

24 Jun 16

As the nation decides whether or not to bind its destiny to Europe’s, we are reminded of the strength of our territorial loyalties – be that to our nation, our home town – or to the desk we’re given to sit at …

Arizona

Ridge lands US motorsports complex

23 Jun 16

Scheme includes a 2.6-mile road course built into two excavated bowls

Locks small

Chinese company steps up to top contractor table

23 Jun 16

Beijing Construction enters league table after winning role on £700m residential scheme in Salford

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

EU funding for Green Deal-style scheme

22 Jun 16

Two housing associations win £1.4m for roll-out of Dutch energy-saving scheme

Features

Hansom HT

Hansom: Rule, Britannia

24 Jun 16

As the nation decides whether or not to bind its destiny to Europe’s, we are reminded of the strength of our territorial loyalties - be that to our nation, our home town - or to the desk we’re given to sit at …

Market review

Market review: Ongoing uncertainty

23 Jun 16

The UK economy and the construction sector both continue to grow but concerns over the EU referendum have led to things slowing down in recent months

dad in park with daughter

Parental leave: Man about the house

23 Jun 16

Many professionals in our male-dominated industry say they want to spend more time with their children. So why aren’t new dads taking up their recent right to shared parental leave? We talk to two fathers who took time out of the workplace

Data

Building intelligence: Q2 2016

28 Jun 16

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that total construction output grew over 2015, but that things are less buoyant for the first quarter of this year

More data

Projects

Offices

Offices of the future: Where now for Don Draper?

22 Jun 16

The office has come a long way since the days of Mad Men, but what could it look like in 10 or 20 years’ time? Well, hot-desking, wellbeing measures and remote working will all flourish. But alas, there’ll be no return of the drinks cabinet

Hansom

Hansom HT

Hansom: Rule, Britannia

24 Jun 16

As the nation decides whether or not to bind its destiny to Europe’s, we are reminded of the strength of our territorial loyalties – be that to our nation, our home town – or to the desk we’re given to sit at …

Project news

245 Hammersmith Road

Japanese client buys stake in £275m west London job

27 Jun 16

The new partnership will push forward with the development of 245 Hammersmith Road

Jules Pipe

Hackney mayor renews attack on Bishopsgate plans

24 Jun 16

Jules Pipe says proposal is a blight

One Nine Elms new thumb

Balfour tipped to take over £1bn One Nine Elms job

21 Jun 16

Leo Quinn’s firm edges ahead of rival contractor Brookfield Multiplex for London twin tower project

1 Leadenhall 72dpi

Latest Square Mile tower could start 2018

20 Jun 16

New 37-storey office block planned for Leadenhall

Knowledge Quarter Liverpool

Liverpool mayor outlines plan for medical hub

17 Jun 16

Joe Anderson wants to turn city into hub for sector

Ebury Estate

Taylor Wimpey snaps up Bouygues project

13 Jun 16

Bouygues’ contracting arm continuing with mixed-use scheme in Pimlico

Sketch of the week

sketch

Sketch of the week: University of Winchester

24 Jun 16

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Richard Jobson, director at Design Engine

Engineering London

Image of the week: Engineering the world

24 Jun 16

An exhibition devoted to the work of Ove Arup

Leader

Sarah

Brexit: What happens next?

27 Jun 16

The result is in, but what will be the long-term effect for construction?

Analysis

construction useful

What a Brexit means for construction

24 Jun 16

At a glance - the likely impact on labour, materials and investment

Comment

Richard Steer 2014

UK economy: Steadying the ship

24 Jun 16 | By Richard Steer

Whatever the outcome of the EU referendum, it’s important that those on both sides of the debate now work together to get the UK economy and construction back on course after months of uncertainty

Michael Dall

Some unexpected stats

23 Jun 16 | By Michael Dall

A Brexit could hamper future economic activity and not have an impact on current figures

Products

specifier

What to specify: Commercial

23 Jun 16

This week’s products for specification include anti-slip decking tiles, a fire protection coating system to protect steel structures, and sound-absorbing acoustic tiles

From the archive

Archive

This week in 1961

24 Jun 16

As the outcome of the EU referendum is revealed, we revisit 1961, the year prime minister Harold Macmillan announced the UK would be applying for membership to the European Economic Community

Legal

Michael Ryley

UK employment law: Which rules apply?

23 Jun 16 | By Michael Ryley

A Court of Appeal judgment provides clarity on whether UK employment law can apply to foreign nationals employed abroad by British firms

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